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Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
Portrait of a novel : Henry James and the making of an American masterpiece
by:Gorra, Michael Edward,
Henry James (1843-1916) has had many biographers, but Michael Gorra has taken an original approach to this great American progenitor of the modern novel, combining elements of biography, criticism, and travelogue in re-creating the dramatic backstory of James's masterpiece, Portrait of a Lady (1881). Gorra, an eminent literary critic, shows how this novel- the scandalous story of the expatriate American heiress Isabel Archer- came to be written in the first place. Traveling to Florence, Rome, Paris, and England, Gorra sheds new light on James's family, the European literary circles - George Eliot, Flaubert, Turgene - in which James made his name, and the psychological forces that enabled him to create this most memorable of female protagonists. Appealing to readers of Menand's The Metaphysical Club and McCullough's The Greater Journey, Portrait of a Novel provides a brilliant account of the greatest American novel of expatriate life ever written. It becomes a piercing detective story on its own.
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ISBN: 9780871406705, 0871406705
OCLC: 881421025

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Kill 'em and leave : searching for James Brown and the American soul
Kill 'em and leave : searching for James Brown and the American soul
by McBride, James,
Audiobook on CD
ISBN: 0147522781, 9780147522764, 9780147522788, 0147522765
An American childhood
An American childhood
by Dillard, Annie.
Prince Frederick, MD :Recorded Books, Inc., ℗1991.
Audiobook on Cassette
Crossroads : an autobiographical novel
Crossroads : an autobiographical novel
by McConkey, James.
New York :Dutton, 1968.
Book
Court of memory
Court of memory
by McConkey, James.
New York :Dutton, ©1983.
Book
ISBN: 9780525241478, 0525241477
A million little pieces
A million little pieces
by Frey, James,
Minneapolis, Minn. :HighBridge Co., ℗2003.
Audiobook on CD
ISBN: 9781565117785, 1565117786
Henry Hudson.
Henry Hudson.
by Baker, Nina Brown,
New York,Knopf, 1958.
Book
ISBN: 0394912357, 9780394912356
The path of duty
The path of duty
by James, Henry,
Auckland :The Floating Press, 2017.
eBook
ISBN: 1776678079, 9781776678075
Roots : the saga of an American family
Roots : the saga of an American family
by Haley, Alex,
New York, NY :Vanguard Books, ©2007.
Book
ISBN: 1435283058, 9780756982324, 0756982324, 030682485X, 1593154496, 9781435283053, 9780306824852, 9781593154493
Fortune and misery : Sallie Rhett Roman of New Orleans : a biographical portrait and selected fiction, 1891-1920
Fortune and misery : Sallie Rhett Roman of New Orleans : a biographical portrait and selected fiction, 1891-1920
by Roman, Sallie Rhett,
Baton Rouge :Louisiana State University Press, ©1999.
eBook
ISBN: 0585282889, 9780585282886
Some champions : sketches & fiction
Some champions : sketches & fiction
by Lardner, Ring,
New York :Charles Scribner's Sons, ©1976.
Book
ISBN: 0684150654, 0682145820, 0682145823, 9780684145822, 0684145820, 9780684150659, 9780682145824
Portrait of an American
Portrait of an American
by Coffin, Robert P. Tristram
New York :Macmillan, 1935.
Book
Walden
Walden
by Thoreau, Henry David,
Boston :Beacon Press, ©1997.
Book
ISBN: 9780807014189, 9780807014233, 0807014184, 0807014230
African-American classics
African-American classics
by Johnson, James Weldon,
Book
ISBN: 9780982563045, 0982563043
I, Jesse James.
I, Jesse James.
by Ross, James R.
Book
ISBN: 0946062250, 9780946062256
Hemingway in love : his own story : a memoir
Hemingway in love : his own story : a memoir
by Hotchner, A. E.,
Book
ISBN: 1250077486, 9781250077486
The golden mountain : beyond the American dream
The golden mountain : beyond the American dream
by Kai, Irene,
Ashland, Or. :Silver Light Publications, 2004.
Book
ISBN: 097448900X, 9780974489001
The grand prairie years : a biography of W.C. Perry
The grand prairie years : a biography of W.C. Perry
by Arnold, Ron.
New York :Dodd, Mead, ©1986.
Book
ISBN: 9780396089513, 0396089518
The first American novel
The first American novel
by Williams, William,
Cowbridge :Glyndŵr Publishing, 2007.
Book
ISBN: 9781903529201, 1903529204
The resurrectionist : the lost work of Dr. Spencer Black
The resurrectionist : the lost work of Dr. Spencer Black
by Hudspeth, E. B.,
Book
ISBN: 9781594746161, 1594746168
To a distant island
To a distant island
by McConkey, James.
Philadelphia :Paul Dry Books, 2000.
Book
ISBN: 0966491351, 9780966491357